This week’s top stories surrounded the Ethiopian Airlines crash, college admissions scandal and the vote to block Trump’s emergency declaration.
An Ethopian Airlines flight crashed Sunday just outside Addis Ababa, killing all 157 people onboard, including the crew. The jet, a Boeing 737 Max 8, was the same model as a previously crashed plane.
Worries about a bug in the plane’s system caused many countries and airlines to ground all Boeing 737 Max 8 jets until any issues could be determined.
News broke this week of the FBI indicting 50 people, including actress Lori Loughlin, for participating in a massive college admissions fraud scandal.
The plot allegedly involved cheating on SAT scores, having children pose as athletes and using bribes to get children of wealthy parents into prestigious universities.
The story has brought up questions and issues about the privilege given to children of wealthy parents.
Many have used it as evidence that working and studying hard doesn’t always mean you’ll be given a fair chance, perpetuating wealthy privilege and poverty.
Source:: Deseret News – Top stories